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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: [RT] Including Plugin documentation in Forrest website
Date Thu, 28 Oct 2004 02:32:58 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> > Dave Brondsema wrote:
> >> Yeah I think it's a fine idea.  Is it really related to IMSManifests? 
> >> Would it be better as it's own plugin?  Or would it even be better
> >> as part of core forrest.. I'm not sure how much change it would
> >> require.
> >>
> >> But for our need of documenting plugins, lets go the simple route.  If 
> >> we need to use this feature in the future, we can, but I don't see the 
> >> need now.
> > 
> > I may just be being lazy here (not a good reason to force the point). 
> > The (minimal) docs I have written/copied for the plugins are already in 
> > the individual plugins. I think I may just be trying to avoid a little 
> > work ;-)
> Ooh, I see.  Embedding documentation in the plugin .zip file is a good 
> idea, especially for ones that people develop & maintain outside of 
> forrest.  And so all plugin documentation should follow the same pattern.

Nice evolution of this Random Thought thread. Great stuff Ross.
It looks like it is almost a reality. Go for it.

Did you reckon it could be added to the core? If so, then
i think that would be better.

David Crossley

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